Principal Engineer, Software

Towson, MD
Feb 16, 2017
Mar 01, 2017
Full Time

    Design, document, development, and implement/enhance highly scalable and secure Java Web Applications. Work with Team Analysts and Developers to enhance the COB&R application to be compliant with the CMS tool and architecture guidelines.Lead the development and coordination of large projects by providing technical oversight and direction for the development team.Take accountability for the design and development of complex systems to ensure they meet the business requirements.Architect, design, code, and implement simple and clean designs that provide for ease of maintenance.Participate in Quality Assurance initiatives to ensure high product quality throughout the development process and life cycle.Mentor and support less senior developers to ensure they meet their deliverables and develop professionally.Take personal accountability for individual contribution towards project success.Participate in special projects as required.
Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.


    8 - 10+ years of object oriented software development experienceKnowledge of Java object design and patterns and ability to translate them into efficient code8+ years developing web and J2EE applications - Java, JSP/Servlets, EJB, JMS, Model-View-Controller APIs (Struts, JSF), Web Services, HTML, XML, and DHTML 5+ years SQL experience5+ years IBM WebSphere and MQ experience or comparable middleware & messaging technologiesExperience with IBM FileNet is highly desirableExperience with IBM Sterling B2B Integrator (Gentran Integration Suite) is highly desirableStrong database knowledge (DB2 and Oracle) preferredStrong communication skills, both written and oralKeeps abreast of latest development tools and techniques

 As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.